Ulverston - Household Waste Recycling Centre

Open seven days a week from 8am to 6pm.

Before you bring items to us check what items we take or don't take.

Items we will take

  • car batteries
  • household batteries
  • books
  • cans and tins
  • cardboard
  • CD's and DVD's
  • chemicals like, weedkiller - on arrival report to the site staff with these items
  • clothes and textiles mixed
  • fluorescent tubes
  • fridges and freezers
  • garden waste
  • gas bottles
  • general household waste
  • glass bottles and jars mixed
  • hardcore and rubble
  • large appliances
  • newspapers and magazines
  • paint and dry empty metal paint cans
  • plastics
  • scrap metal
  • small appliances
  • TV's and monitors
  • tyres
  • used engine oil
  • upholstered domestic seating
  • wood and timber

Items we don't take

Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) permits

Our HWRCs are just for householders to use. The permit scheme makes sure that no trade waste is taken there.

If you're walking to one of our sites you'll need a pedestrian permit so we can keep you safe.

Find out when you need a permit and how to apply for one.

Other HWRCs across Cumbria

You can use any HWRC in Cumbria, wherever you live. You can visit sites at Millom, Frizington, Workington, Maryport, Wigton, Carlisle and Brampton, for more information go to the Cumberland Council website.

Find our sites in Cumberland


Morecambe Road
LA12 9BL
United Kingdom

Opening times

8am to 6pm, seven days a week. This site may close for skip exchanges to take place.


  • Site enquiries: 01229 581 687 | Permits: 0300 373 3300